Davina Jackson

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Visiting Research Fellow
Computing Department
Goldsmiths College of Art / University of London
E-mail: Davina.Jackson@degruyteropen.com
Page: http://davinajackson.com

Fields of interest

20th and 21st century art and architecture, multi-disciplinary design, multimedia arts and communications (including smart light festivals), smart cities, Earth observation systems, environmental simulations, data visualisations, online technology networks, history and future of urban planning, California-Pacific modernism exchanges, emerging trends in dynamic computer modelling, technology transfers from science to society, UN-Habitat World Urban Campaign.

Recent publications

2012 Jackson, Davina and Richard Simpson (eds.) 
D_City: Digital Earth | Virtual Nations | Data Cities.
Sydney: DCity. Online edition ISBN 9780987283108 at dcitynetwork.net/manifesto

2012 Jackson, Davina.
Douglas Snelling: Pan-Pacific Adventures in Modern Design and Architecture.
(online biography preview publication at douglas-snelling.com/book)

2012 Jackson, Davina. 
@Home: Another Revolution in Architecture’s Theory of the House.
ePUB edition, Amazon ASIN B008UKTATO

2012 Jackson, Davina. 
Pink Fits: Australian Perspectives on Architecture 1993-2006
Sydney: C-Futures. ePUB edition, Amazon ASIN B0080QV454

2007 Jackson, Davina.
Next Wave: Emerging Talents in Australian Architecture,
London: Thames and Hudson. Also in German: Down Under: Neue Architektur in Australien. Munich: Deutsche Verlag. ISBN 9783421036452.

2000 Jackson Davina and Chris Johnson.
Australian Architecture Now,
London: Thames & Hudson. ISBN 0-500-34177-X (hardcover), 9780500283882 (paperback, 2002), 0-500-28388-5 (paperback, 2005).

2007-10 Jackson, Davina.
Douglas Snelling: Pan-Pacific Adventures in Modern Design and Architecture,
scholarship PhD thesis (architectural history) at RMIT University, Melbourne. With the Douglas Snelling archive at the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney.

2010 Jackson, Davina.
‘Jørn Utzon 1918-2008′
in The Australian Academy Of The Humanities Proceedings 2009, pp62-67. (Obituary first published in The Australian, 1 December 2008).

2007 Jackson, Davina.
‘Federation Square: Untangling the Post-Completion Politics’
in Michael J. Ostwald and Steven Fleming (eds.), Museum, Gallery and Cultural Architecture in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Region: Essays in Antipodean Identity. Lewiston, Queenston, Lampeter: Edward Mellen Press.

2005 Jackson, Davina.
‘Viral Internationalism: Mutation by Infection’
in 10 x 10_2, London and New York: Phaidon. (Essay on contemporary architectural culture written as one of 10 international critics contributing to a survey of 100 architectural practices. This essay forecast a global financial crisis in 2008.)